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Community Response Team Member

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ORGANIZATION: DEFY Domestic Abuse Beloit

  • 30 people are interested

A Community Response Volunteer is someone who advocates for survivors and represents the Sexual Assault Recovery Program while out in the community.

By becoming a Community Response Volunteer you will be asked to be an advocate for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. This could include:

  • Attending to victims while at the hospital
  • Attending law enforcement reports with victims
  • Providing emotional support to survivors, and at times, their loved ones
  • Connecting with victims to advocacy services at the Sexual Assault Recovery Program.
This volunteer opportunity is an on-going need. Volunteers pick their own on-call hours. Training and emotional support are provided.

*Opportunity Available in both Rock and Green County*

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About DEFY Domestic Abuse Beloit

Location:

416 College St, Beloit, WI 53511, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to lower the rate of domestic violence through provision of empowering services to women, children, men and the community.

Description

Our center provides services such as:
-a 24 hour crisis, response, information and referral line. 365 days a year (608) 365-1119
-Emer gency shelter for victims of domestic violence and their children
- Legal advocacy
-Support groups
-Safety, housing and financial planning for victims
-Children's Services
- Hispanic and other minority domestic violence outreach services
-Community Education and advocacy on behalf of a violence free community

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Crisis Support
Advocacy & Human Rights, Community, Crisis Support

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

416 College StBeloit, WI 53511

(42.50023,-89.02985)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Social Work
  • Critical Thinking

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteers make their own schedule. Any interested parties will need to attend volunteer meetings and a initial interview with volunteer coordinator.
  • Must be out of high school,

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